Going.com, the destination site and community for 20-somethings who want to know what’s happening in their cities, today announced $5 million in follow-on financing to be used to expand the popular service into new markets and expand their platform. Board members Bob Davis of Highland Capital Partners and George Bell of General Catalyst Partners, who [...]
Boston has a new face of online gaming and virtual worlds and I should have included in my recent article about Second Life. Hiawatha Bray’s article posted on Boston.com today provided more information about the much anticipated game by Curt Schilling’s online game company 38studios, formerly known as Green Monster Games (Maynard, MA).
If you are one the people who believe that the Boston area is not exactly the hot bed of Web 2.0 activity, there is one area that the hub has developed well – online video. Last year, everything was about YouTube and other consumer generated plays. At the same time, some New England area companies [...]
The Massachusetts online video bubble continued to grow today with the relaunch of Miro (formerly The Democracy Player). The Miro service is an open-source desktop software that combines video search, channel guide and media player into one slick desktop application. It also has a BitTorrent and podcast client as well. The free video aggregation service [...]
Broadband video start-up Brightcove (Cambridge, MA) announced the launch of its new UK operations and the opening of an office in central London to manage the company’s growing business in the region. Brightcove has raised $82 million from investors such as AOL/Time Warner, IAC/InterActiveCorp, The New York Times Company and The Hearst Corporation, and will be [...]
I was going to make a joke about how it’s become so cool to Twitter from web 2.0 events and that I would not be surprised if someone “Twittered” tonight. However, being that this is a local technology blog, I am going to try and keep it local and use Maynard, MA based Utterz and “Utter” from the event…
In what is starting to feel like a commercial announcement for the latest Wrestlemania, Webinno 13 is upon us. It might have just as much excitement for anyone interested in the latest local web 2.0/mobile trends in the area as well – minus the Hulkster of course.